venice

Cruise

Thousands march in Venice to protest cruise ships, following dangerous canal crash

Thousands of protesters have marched in Venice demanding cruise ships be kept out of the city’s lagoon.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Hotel review: Ca’Sagredo, Venice

by Ali Coulton

What better way to cure your post-long weekend blues than to jealously read about our deputy editor’s adventures in Venice?

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

WATCH: Cruise ship ploughs into wharf and tourist boat, injuring five (including two Aussies)

Like a scene from Speed 2: Cruise Control, a ship has collided with a popular wharf and a tourist vessel, injuring several people and scaring the living daylights out of onlookers.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Tourism Minister slams Venice day-tripper tax

by Ali Coulton

The destination is also set to introduce a new system requiring tourists to “request access” to the city. We’d like to create a similar system for our corner of the office, but our boss said no.

Share

CommentComments

News

Volcanos, acquisitions, typos and a strengthening AUD: Here’s what you missed over the break

Mount Agung is back at it, Flight Centre is expanding and Venice is introducing a new fee for day trippers. Welcome back folks! Here’s everything you need to know to kick start your year.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Venice canals and lagoons overflow, leaving the city flooded

We tried flooding our office to get out of work, but our boss pulled the plug out of the sink and told us to grow up.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Uniworld Cruise Diary day one: Venice

by John Bastick

Travel Weekly’s roving scribe reports from Italy while we sip cold tea and think warm thoughts from our freezing office in Sydney.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Revealed: foodie tours are now the fastest growing travel experience

Feel like spending your day drooling over foodie travel that’ll put your lunch to shame? Here are TripAdvisor’s top ten food experiences.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Venice kicks out 20,000 tourists

by Daisy Doctor

Another week, another angry plea from Venetians to have tourists blocked from the city. It’s really not our fault Venice is so magnificent.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Tourists charged $1.7k for steak in Venice

by Daisy Doctor

A group of tourists have gotten a little more than they bargained for in Venice. Bitten off a little more than they can chew, if you will.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Large cruise ships banned from Venice

If it makes the big cruise ships feel better, we too were banned from visiting Venice after we had to many wines, fell into a canal and were saved by a gondola.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Dubai builds giant ‘floating Venice’ hotel

Dubai is recreating the city of Venice in a multi-million dollar project. Meanwhile Travel Weekly didn’t burn our breakfast toast. It’s a win win!

Share

CommentComments